Andrew Rodriguez (American football)

Andrew Rodriguez
Army Black KnightsNo. 42
Linebacker 2009–2011
Date of birth: (1990-05-12) May 12, 1990
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 217 lb (98 kg)
Career history
High school: Alexandria (VA) Bishop Ireton
Career highlights and awards

Andrew Scott Rodriguez (born May 12, 1990) is a former American football player for Army Black Knights of the United States Military Academy.

A graduate of Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, Virginia, Rodriguez started in twelve games as a sophomore for the Black Knights. Prior to his junior season, he suffered a serious back injury which caused him to miss the rest of the season but made a comeback for his senior year, for which he was voted captain by his teammates.[1] He won the 2011 James E. Sullivan Award[2][3] and the William V. Campbell Trophy.[4]

Rodriguez graduated in 2012, ranking third in his class. His father is General David M. Rodriguez, Commanding General of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM).[5]

References

  1. ^ "Andrew Rodriguez - Against The Odds". National Football Foundation. March 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Andrew Rodriguez Wins Sullivan Award". goarmysports.com (United States Military Academy). March 20, 2012. Retrieved March 21, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Andrew Rodriguez wins 82nd Sullivan". ESPN. March 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Army player Andrew Rodriguez claims Campbell Trophy". Dec 7, 2011. Retrieved Dec 7, 2011. 
  5. ^ "MISSION FIRST: Sense Of Duty". goarmysports.com (United States Military Academy). December 19, 2013. 

External links

  • "Army Black Knights — Football — Bio: Andrew Rodriguez". goarmysports.com. Retrieved September 2, 2012. 
  • "Don't Show Him The Money". Sports Illustrated. May 7, 2012. Archived from the original on October 28, 2014. 
  • Rodriguez Wins 2011 Sullivan Award